Showing posts with label riot police. Show all posts
Showing posts with label riot police. Show all posts

Sunday, April 30, 2017

After turbulent protests, Brazil cleans up littered streets

Brazilian authorities were working Saturday to clear away the remains of barricades, burned-out buses and trash strewn about the streets during a general strike the previous day that saw violent clashes between protesters and police.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Riots erupt in Tunisia on the the sixth anniversary of revolution

Hundreds of protesters demanding jobs clashed with police in several Tunisian towns on Saturday, blocking the route of visiting President Beji Caid Essebsi in one region, on the sixth anniversary of the country’s revolution.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Erdogan: Istanbul Terror Attack Plotters Aimed for Maximum Number of Casualties

After two blasts rocked Istanbul on Saturday night, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a statement, claiming the incident was a terrorist attack aimed to kill a maximum number of people.

Besiktas stadium: At least 29 killed and more than 160 others wounded

Two explosions have hit the Turkish city of Istanbul, killing at least 29 people, mostly police personnel, and wounding more than 160 others, according to authorities.

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Istanbul police break up protest with tear gas, plastic bullets

Istanbul police on Saturday used tear gas, water cannon and plastic bullets to break up a protest by hundreds of people against the arrest of pro-Kurdish Turkish deputies.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Eight dead in second Brazil prison riot: Police

Eight inmates were killed and burned Monday in a fresh prison riot in Brazil, police said, a day after clashes between rival factions in another jail left 25 detainees dead.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

State of emergency declared in Charlotte as unrest continues

The city of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, said Thursday that a person who earlier had been declared dead from the impact of bullets during racial protests in the city was in still alife, on life support and in critical condition.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Protests in Brazil erupt against Temer ‘coup’

Tens of thousands took to Brazilian streets to support sacked leader Dilma Rousseff and protest the new government of Michel Temer, who has taken power and downplayed the protests.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Loi travail: affrontements à Paris entre policiers et manifestants cagoulés

Des affrontements ont éclaté jeudi à Paris en marge d'une grande manifestation contre la loi sur le travail, des manifestants brisant des vitrines et dégradant des véhicules, a constaté un journaliste de l'AFP.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Refugee riot breaks out on Greek island

The stale stench of burning trash hung in the air outside the Moria detention centre a day after some of the worst rioting seen on the island where refugees are held.

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Violent demonstrations in Ethiopia leave scores dead

At least 75 people have been killed during weeks of protests in Ethiopia which have seen soldiers and police firing on demonstrators, Human Rights Watch said on Saturday.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Clashes erupt as Turkey cracks down on opposition media

Hundreds of journalists and civilians clashed with police on Wednesday after several news offices were raided in a crack down on media opposition of Turkey’s government just days ahead of a general election.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Germany: Thousands of police to deploy for Cologne far-right rally

The western German city of Cologne is bracing for a demonstration by far-right extremists and football hooligans Sunday, with thousands of officers to be deployed to prevent a repeat of clashes which left 44 riot police injured last year.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Hungarian FM calls intl response to tear-gas 'bizarre'. -- EU had to put together a force to defend Greece's borders

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto on Thursday called the international political and media response to the tear gas and water cannon used by police to quell refugee unrest "bizarre and shocking".

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Greek parliament approves tough bailout plan amid anti-austerity unrest

Greece’s parliament early on Thursday strongly approved a bill of tough reforms demanded by the country’s creditors in return for a new multi-billion euro bailout package, amid political dissent and violent protests in opposition to the plan.

Monday, May 4, 2015

Ethiopian Protests Expose 'Wound' (Israeli President)

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said Monday that protests against racism and police brutality by Ethiopian Jews have exposed an "open wound" that must be addressed.

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